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Kristen Wiig

Born: 1973

Biography

Kristen Carroll Wiig (born August 22, 1973) is an American actress, voice actress, writer, producer, and comedian. She is known for her work as a cast member on Saturday Night Live from 2005 to 2012. She is a member of improvisational comedy troupe The Groundlings. She had recurring roles on Arrested Development, The Spoils of Babylon, The Spoils Before Dying, and the series MacGruber (2021) on Paramount+. She's also appeared in television series including Flight of the Conchords, 30 Rock and Portlandia. She's also appeared in several films including Knocked Up, The Brothers Solomon, Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story, Whip It, Extract, Date Night, Adventureland, MacGruber, Bridesmaids, All Good Things, Friends with Kids, Girl Most Likely, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, The Skeleton Twins, The Martian, Ghostbusters (2016), Downsizing, Wonder Woman 1984, and Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar. She is the voice of Ruffnut Thorston in the film series How to Train Your Dragon, Miss Hattie and Lucy Wilde in the film series Despicable Me, Lola Bunny in The Looney Tunes Show, and Jenny Hart in Bless the Harts.
Known For Acting
Gender Female
Place of Birth Canandaigua, New York, USA

Resources

Movies

The Brothers Solomon

Janine in The Brothers Solomon

How to Train Your Dragon

Ruffnut Thorston (voice) in How to Train Your Dragon

Despicable Me

Miss Hattie (voice) in Despicable Me

Knocked Up

Jill in Knocked Up

Whip It

Maggie Mayhem in Whip It

Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story

Edith in Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story

Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs

Pudgy Beaver Mom (voice) in Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs

Extract

Suzie in Extract

Ghost Town

Surgeon in Ghost Town

Forgetting Sarah Marshall

Yoga Instructor in Forgetting Sarah Marshall

Meet Bill

Jane Whittman in Meet Bill

Semi-Pro

Bear Handler in Semi-Pro

Date Night

Haley Sullivan in Date Night

Pretty Bird

Mandy in Pretty Bird

MacGruber

Vicki St. Elmo in MacGruber

Adventureland

Paulette in Adventureland

All Good Things

Lauren Fleck in All Good Things

Paul

Ruth Buggs in Paul

Legend of the BoneKnapper Dragon

Ruffnut Thorston (voice) in Legend of the BoneKnapper Dragon

Friends with Kids

Missy in Friends with Kids

How to Train Your Dragon 2

Ruffnut (voice) in How to Train Your Dragon 2

Girl Most Likely

Imogene in Girl Most Likely

Dragons: Gift of the Night Fury

Ruffnut (voice) in Dragons: Gift of the Night Fury

Bridesmaids

Annie Walker in Bridesmaids

Despicable Me 2

Agent Lucy Wilde (voice) in Despicable Me 2

Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues

Chani Lastnamé in Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues

Her

SexyKitten (voice) in Her

Ghostbusters

Erin Gilbert in Ghostbusters

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

Cheryl Melhoff in The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

Revenge for Jolly!

Angela in Revenge for Jolly!

The Skeleton Twins

Maggie Dean in The Skeleton Twins

One Night Only

Karen in One Night Only

Masterminds

Kelly Campbell in Masterminds

Nasty Baby

Polly in Nasty Baby

The Martian

Annie Montrose in The Martian

Hateship Loveship

Johanna Parry in Hateship Loveship

Saturday Night Live: The Best of Amy Poehler

Various (archive footage) in Saturday Night Live: The Best of Amy Poehler

Downsizing

Audrey Safranek in Downsizing

Welcome to Me

Alice Klieg in Welcome to Me

A Deadly Adoption

Sarah Benson in A Deadly Adoption

Life, Death and Mini-golf

Debbie in Life, Death and Mini-golf

The Heyday of the Insensitive Bastards

Monica in The Heyday of the Insensitive Bastards

Zoolander 2

Alexanya Atoz in Zoolander 2

Unity

Narrator (voice) in Unity

The Secret Policeman's Ball

Self in The Secret Policeman's Ball

Saturday Night

Self in Saturday Night

Sausage Party

Brenda (voice) in Sausage Party

The 4%: Film's Gender Problem

Self in The 4%: Film's Gender Problem

Lightningface

Katherine (voice) in Lightningface

The Enigma with a Stigma

Tux Shop Employee in The Enigma with a Stigma

Unaccompanied Minors

Carole Malone in Unaccompanied Minors

Take Flight

Self - Performer in Take Flight

Despicable Me 3

Lucy Wilde (voice) in Despicable Me 3

The Diary of a Teenage Girl

Charlotte Worthington in The Diary of a Teenage Girl

Where'd You Go, Bernadette

Audrey in Where'd You Go, Bernadette

mother!

Herald in mother!

Wonder Woman 1984

Barbara Minerva in Wonder Woman 1984

Carnata

in Carnata

Inside Portlandia

Herself in Inside Portlandia

How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

Ruffnut (voice) in How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

The Women of SNL

Various (archive footage) in The Women of SNL

Barb & Star Go to Vista Del Mar

Star / Sharon Gordon Fisherman in Barb & Star Go to Vista Del Mar

A Boy Called Christmas

Aunt Carlotta in A Boy Called Christmas

Extract: Mike Judge's Secret Recipe

Self in Extract: Mike Judge's Secret Recipe

My Darling Vivian

Self (archive footage) in My Darling Vivian

Saturday Night Live Backstage

Self in Saturday Night Live Backstage

The Royal Wedding Live with Cord and Tish!

Sir Albert Langham-Kingsley in The Royal Wedding Live with Cord and Tish!

Despicable Me 4

Lucy Wilde (voice) in Despicable Me 4

The Shooting

The Sister in The Shooting

June

Funky Venice Friendette in June

Carol Burnett: 90 Years of Laughter + Love

Self - Guest in Carol Burnett: 90 Years of Laughter + Love

Saturday Night Live: 40th Anniversary Special

Self / Karina / Kat in Saturday Night Live: 40th Anniversary Special

SNL Presents: A Very Gilly Christmas

Gilly / Two A-Holes in SNL Presents: A Very Gilly Christmas

A Saturday Night Live Christmas Special

in A Saturday Night Live Christmas Special

TV Shows

Flight of the Conchords

Brahbrah in Flight of the Conchords

I'm with Her

in I'm with Her

Late Night with Conan O'Brien

Self - Guest in Late Night with Conan O'Brien

30 Rock

Candace Van Der Shark in 30 Rock

The Cleveland Show

in The Cleveland Show

The Looney Tunes Show

Lola Bunny (voice) in The Looney Tunes Show

The Joe Schmo Show

in The Joe Schmo Show

The Simpsons

Annie Crawford (voice) in The Simpsons

The Daily Show

Self in The Daily Show

Saturday Night Live Weekend Update Thursday

in Saturday Night Live Weekend Update Thursday

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

in The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

The Spoils of Babylon

Cynthia Morehouse in The Spoils of Babylon

The Spoils Before Dying

Delores O'Dell in The Spoils Before Dying

Saturday Night Live

Self - Various Characters in Saturday Night Live

Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee

Self in Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee

The Graham Norton Show

Self in The Graham Norton Show

ARES: live

Annie Montrose in ARES: live

Bless the Harts

Jenny Hart (voice) in Bless the Harts

Big Mouth

Jessi's Vagina (voice) in Big Mouth

Portlandia

Gathy in Portlandia

Saturday Night Live

Liz in Saturday Night Live

Saturday Night Live

in Saturday Night Live

Saturday Night Live

Zoo Worker in Saturday Night Live

Saturday Night Live

The Sister in Saturday Night Live

Saturday Night Live

Virgania Horsen in Saturday Night Live

Saturday Night Live

Debbie in Saturday Night Live

Saturday Night Live

Vicky in Saturday Night Live

Saturday Night Live

Pam in Saturday Night Live

Saturday Night Live

Sidekick in Saturday Night Live

Saturday Night Live

Backup Singer (Visualized) in Saturday Night Live

Saturday Night Live

Marion Ravenwood in Saturday Night Live

Saturday Night Live

Self in Saturday Night Live

Saturday Night Live

The Riddler in Saturday Night Live

Drunk History

Patty Hearst in Drunk History

The Oscars

Self in The Oscars

Late Night with Jimmy Fallon

Self in Late Night with Jimmy Fallon

DreamWorks Dragons

Ruffnut (voice) in DreamWorks Dragons

Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp

Courtney in Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp

Funny or Die Presents

Loretta in Funny or Die Presents

Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later

Courtney in Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later

Arrested Development

Young Lucille Bluth in Arrested Development

MacGruber

Vicki St. Elmo in MacGruber

Jimmy Kimmel Live!

in Jimmy Kimmel Live!

Ugly Americans

Tristan (voice) in Ugly Americans

Late Night with Seth Meyers

Self in Late Night with Seth Meyers

Palm Royale

Maxine Simmons in Palm Royale

Saturday Night Live

Self - Host in Saturday Night Live

The Drew Barrymore Show

Self in The Drew Barrymore Show

Sausage Party: Foodtopia

Brenda (voice) in Sausage Party: Foodtopia

Saturday Night Live

Self - Cameo (uncredited) in Saturday Night Live

Variety Studio: Actors on Actors

Self in Variety Studio: Actors on Actors

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

Self in The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen

Self - Guest in Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen

Entertainment Tonight

Self in Entertainment Tonight

The Kelly Clarkson Show

Self in The Kelly Clarkson Show

Off Script with The Hollywood Reporter

Self in Off Script with The Hollywood Reporter